Chapter 127: Motor Vehicle License Tax


Cross references

  • Authority to levy - see Ohio R.C. 4504.172

127.01   Levy; rate; purpose

  1. (a) There is hereby levied an annual license tax upon the operation of motor vehicles on the public roads or highways pursuant to Ohio R.C. 4504.172, of paying the costs and expenses of enforcing and administering the tax provided for in this section, and to provide additional revenue for the purposes set forth in Ohio R.C. 4504.06 and to supplement revenue already available for such purposes.

  2. (b) This tax shall be at the rate of five dollars ($5.00) per motor vehicle on each and every motor vehicle in the district of registration, as defined in Ohio R.C. 4503.10, which is in the Village of Chagrin Falls, County of Cuyahoga and State of Ohio. As used in this chapter, “motor vehicle” means any and all vehicles included within the definition of motor vehicle as found in Ohio R.C. 4501.01 and 4505.01.

  3. (c) The tax imposed by this chapter shall apply to and be in effect for the registration year commencing January 1, 1994, and shall continue in effect and application during each registration year thereafter.

  4. (d) The tax imposed by this chapter shall be paid to the Registrar of Motor Vehicles of the State of Ohio, or to a Deputy Registrar at the time application for registration of a motor vehicle is made as provided in Ohio R.C. 4503.10

  5. (e) All moneys derived from the tax levied herein shall be used by the Village for the purposes specified in this chapter, which corresponds to all available purposes set forth in Ohio R.C. [737.161][ORC Section 737.161].
    (Ord. 1993-27. Passed 4-26-93.)